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Pluto's Fresh Food for a Hungry Universe

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3258 Scott St, At Chesnut, San Francisco, CA 94123-2606
+1 415-775-8867
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 22:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fresh food. But be prepared to eat. They give you a lot. Especially if you order a salad. Basically you make your own sandwich or salad.

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Thank Clyde T
Olympia, Washington
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped in here for a meal and a place to get out of the rain on a stormy night. I decided on a salad - Greens and a meat plus 8 other ingredients. So many that it was hard to make a choice - even some unusual for a salad bar. My wife had a sandwich - Chicken in flight... More 

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Thank Philip W
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1,670 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This was more fun in the old days, but it will do in a pinch when you are hungry and the money is a little short.

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Thank Alzor S
Pensacola, Florida
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Our first meal in San Francisco and within walking distance of our studio. This place is awesome for some clean eating or piling on the meat..whatever you are hungry for! My 7 item main salad included edemame, cucumbers, tomato, red bell pepper, blue cheese, avocado and bean sprouts. My husband had a roast beef sandwich au jus. Very fresh..great find!

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Thank Kristal W
Darwin, Australia
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

For set price we have choice of hot meats and 7 salads. Extra cost after that. But the small plate is huge so don't need more. So far I've had amazing steak one day and roast turkey the next. Both were delicious. Great variety of salads and very friendly cashier. Love it

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Thank Jill K
Burnley, United Kingdom
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564 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Interesting food combinations to choose from. Hot dishes and salad bar.The ordering system was a bit strange but one of the guys behind the counter guided us through. The food came quickly and tasted good. Place was busy with locals.

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Thank simply-peregrinating
Houston, Texas
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214 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Pluses -easy, cheap and fast meal -casual -good sized small salad -choose your protein -nice workers Areas of improvement

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Thank C L
Emeryville, California
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119 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This place is great since I'm a vegetarian and my boyfriend is a meat eater. First, I didn't understand how to order, but I watched the person in front of me order and caught on. There are a TON of choices and the portions are very large. It was perfect because we were super hungry. There are a lot of... More 

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Thank Michelle G
La Verne, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

You choose exactly what will be on your plate, not the menu. Imagine a small upscale cafeteria but without the cafeteria. If you have a hard time making decisions this is a place to avoid... but I wouldn't. Lots of choices and all of it is tasty. You could go comfort food, you could go vegetarian...

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Thank John E
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Amazing salads and sandwiches which were healthy and plentiful! I created an incredible salad and my friend got the turkey in flight. They were delicious and a lot to eat. The place had a cool casual feel to it. I plan on going back again to this place and recommend it for healthy and inexpensive eating.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3258 Scott St, At Chesnut, San Francisco, CA 94123-2606
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Marina District
  • Neighbourhood: Marina District
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-8867

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Marina District

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Marina District
Beautiful homes, beautiful people, and a beautiful backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge welcome visitors to the Marina. Originally the location for the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915 (whose remnants can be seen at the Palace of Fine Arts), much of the land was filled and flattened to accommodate a world’s fair. That ample space has given way to a jogger’s paradise at the northern edge of the city. With the picturesque bay setting as its backdrop, it’s no surprise that the area has hosted numerous movie productions. Daytime activities focus on café culture and boutique shopping, while the evenings turn this neighbourhood into a party-going hotspot.
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